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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Local Preservation

I have letters my grandmother wrote and received while at Salem College before the turn of the century. Wartime telegrams to and from my father from the 1940s. A beautiful, fading pencil and ink drawing of a doorway labeled "by Velma Martin, Salem 1914", which I've been trying to track the origin of for ages. I need to look into this.

Forsyth County Public Library
Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University


Preserving, Repairing, and Digitizing Documents, Photos, and Tapes
One-Day Workshops for the Community

10 am – 5 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Lewisville Branch Library

10 am – 5 pm on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Walkertown Branch Library

10 am – 5 pm on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Central Library

We invite the public to participate in one of these workshops to learn about organizing and repairing their important keepsakes and heritage materials. Expert instructors will demonstrate Forsyth County’s new Digitization Centers, where the public can digitize historic documents, photographs, slides, VHS tapes, and audio tapes.

These workshops are free and space is limited. To sign up, please visit http://forsythcomputertraining.org/ or call 703-3070.

For more information, please visit http://northcarolinaroom.wordpress.com/

“Preserving Forsyth’s Past” is supported by grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Forsyth County Public Library
Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University
Lewisville Branch Library
Walkertown Branch Library
Central Library
The North Carolina Room
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